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Cesare Facciani

Full name: Cesare Facciani
Gender: Male
Born: February 5, 1906 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Died: August 29, 1938 in Torino, Torino, Italy
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Cesare Facciani's greatest success as a cyclist came at the 1928 Olympics. A member of the Italian pursuit team, he won a gold medal, despite finishing with only three cyclists in both the semi-finals and final. Facciani then tried to become a pro cyclists, but won only briefly employed by a team, otherwise racing independently. His best achievements were a 26th place in the Giro d'Italia (1933) and a stage win in the Tour of Piedmont. He was forced to retire in 1934 due to illness, to which he eventually succumbed in 1938.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Italy ITA 1 Gold

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Final Standings 1
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Final Round Match 1/2 1 5:06.2
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 5:02.6
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Quarter-Finals Heat Four 1 QU 5:06.2
1928 Summer 22 Amsterdam Cycling Italy ITA Round One Heat Four 1 QU no time
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